Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, while we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

New American Standard Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

King James Version

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Holman Bible

For Christ’s love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died.

International Standard Version

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

A Conservative Version

For the love of Christ holds us together, having judge this, that if one died for all, then all died.

American Standard Version

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Amplified

For the love of Christ controls and compels us, because we have concluded this, that One died for all, therefore all died;

An Understandable Version

For Christ's love for us motivates us, because we have concluded that, [since] one person [i.e., Christ] died for all people, so then all people have died. [Note: This may mean simply that Christ died for all people, who were dead in their sins].

Anderson New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us, because we have this judgment that if one died for all, then have all died:

Bible in Basic English

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

Common New Testament

For the love of Christ controls us, because we are convinced that one has died for all; therefore all have died.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to this I am urg'd by the love I bear to Christ, persuaded as I am, that if one died for all, then were all in a dying state: and that he died for all,

Darby Translation

For the love of the Christ constrains us, having judged this: that one died for all, then all have died;

Godbey New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us; having judged this, that one died for all; then were all dead;

Goodspeed New Testament

It is Christ's love that controls me, for I have become convinced that as one has died for all, all have died,

Julia Smith Translation

For the love of Christ holds us together; having judged this, that if one died for all, then all dead:

King James 2000

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died.

Modern King James verseion

For the love of Christ constrains us, judging this, that if one died for all, then all died;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, if one be dead for all, that then are all dead:

Moffatt New Testament

for I am controlled by the love of Christ, convinced that as One has died for all, then all have died,

Montgomery New Testament

For the love of Christ overmasters me; because I thus judge that if One has died for all, then all have died;

NET Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.

New Heart English Bible

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Noyes New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we thus judged, that if one died for all, then all died;

Sawyer New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us, judging this, that if one died for all then were all dead;

The Emphasized Bible

For, the love of the Christ, constraineth us; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we judge thus, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is the love of the Christ which compels us, when we reflect that, as one died for all, therefore all died;

Webster

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Weymouth New Testament

For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,

Williams New Testament

For the love of Christ continuously constrains me, because I am convinced that as One died for all, all have died,

World English Bible

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Worrell New Testament

For the love of Christ is constraining us; having judged this, that One died for all; consequently, they all died:

Worsley New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, being fully persuaded of this, that if One died for all, then were all dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the love of the Christ doth constrain us, having judged thus: that if one for all died, then the whole died,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

συνέχω 
sunecho 
be taken with, throng, straiten, keep in, hold, stop, press, lie sick of, constrain, be in a strait
Usage: 10

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

we thus judge
κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

ἄρα 
Ara 
therefore , so then , now therefore , then , wherefore , haply , not tr,
Usage: 35

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 5:14

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 5:14

Images 2 Corinthians 5:14

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:14

Context Readings

Controlled By The Love Of Christ

13 For if we are transported beyond ourselves, it is to God; if we are sober, it is for your sakes. 14 For the love of Christ constraineth us, while we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: 15 And that he died for all, that they who live should not henceforth live to themselves, but to him who died for them, and rose again.


Cross References

Matthew 10:37-38

He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me, and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me;

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, tho' he die, yet shall he live;

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ, and I live no longer, but Christ liveth in me, and the life that I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ, and I live no longer, but Christ liveth in me, and the life that I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Matthew 20:28

but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

John 1:29

The next day he seeth Jesus coming toward him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world.

Romans 5:15

Yet not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if by the offence of one many died, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, that of one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, inslaved to various desires and pleasures, living in wickedness and envy, hateful, hating one another:

Titus 3:3

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, inslaved to various desires and pleasures, living in wickedness and envy, hateful, hating one another:

Luke 7:42-47

But they having nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both: Which therefore will love him most?

John 11:50-52

said to them, Ye know nothing, Nor consider, it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

John 14:21-23

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me, shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John 21:15-17

When they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonah, lovest thou me more than these do? He saith to him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee.

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answering, said to them, Whether it be righteous in the sight of God, to obey you rather than God, judge ye.

Acts 18:5

And when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in spirit, and testified to the Jews, that Jesus was the Christ.

Romans 2:2

For we know that the judgment of God is according to truth, against them who do such things.

Romans 14:7-9

For none of us liveth to himself, and none dieth to himself. But if we live, we live unto the Lord; and if we die, we die unto the Lord.

1 Corinthians 2:14

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit; for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

1 Corinthians 16:22

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

2 Corinthians 3:7

And if the ministration of death engraven in letters on stones was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly on the face of Moses, because of the glory of his face, which was to be abolished: Shall not rather the ministration of the Spirit be glorious?

2 Corinthians 3:9

much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I speak not by way of command, but that by the diligence of others, I may prove the sincerity of your love.

Ephesians 2:1-5

And he hath quickened you,

Ephesians 3:18-19

ye may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height, And to know the love of Christ which passeth knowledge,

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

Colossians 2:13

And you who were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him,

1 Timothy 2:6

the man Christ Jesus, Who gave himself a ransom for all,

1 Timothy 5:6

But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.

Hebrews 2:9

But we see Jesus crowned with glory and honour, for the suffering of death, who was made a little lower than the angels, that by the grace of God he might taste death for every man.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous, to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, ye love: in whom tho' ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, Receiving the end of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

1 John 2:1-2

My beloved children, I write these things to you, that ye may not sin. But if any one sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous, And he is the propitiation for our sins;

1 John 5:19

but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and the wicked one toucheth him not. We know, that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the wicked one.

1 John 5:19

but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and the wicked one toucheth him not. We know, that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the wicked one.

1 John 5:19-7

but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and the wicked one toucheth him not. We know, that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the wicked one.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.

Luke 15:32

But it was meet to make merry and be glad, for this thy brother was dead and is alive again, and was lost and is found.

Luke 24:29

But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us; for it is toward evening, and the day declines.

John 5:25

Verily, verily I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and they that hear shall live.

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